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Pine warbler perching on a pine cone

Photo of the Day: A Prickly Perch

7/6/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group and tag them with PhotoOfTheDay-NWF12. Don’t have a Flickr account? It’s free and […] Read more >

Cedar waxwing

Photo of the Day: Cedar Waxwing

6/23/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Cedar waxwing Photo by Flickr member JosieN2010 See more of JosieN2010′s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our […] Read more >

Sportsmen Come to DC to Protect Arctic Wildlife

VIDEO: Five Voices for Protecting Arctic Wildlife

5/30/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

How does oil and gas drilling in the Arctic affect a farmer in Indiana? What about a sportsman in New Mexico? Last week, a group of five dedicated folks from all across the country made the trek to Washington, DC […] Read more >

Prothonotary warbler, Mill Creek Streamway Park, Kansas

Photo of the Day: Sing Your Heart Out

5/29/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Prothonotary warbler in Mill Creek Streamway Park, Kansas Photo by Flickr member tomblandford. See more of tomblandford’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the […] Read more >

Yellow-rumped warbler in bradford pear tree

Photo of the Day: Yellow-rumped Warbler

5/24/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Create a haven for birds and other critters in your own backyard and have it designated as an official Certified Wildlife Habitat site. Certify before the end of May and we’ll plant a tree in your honor!>>     This […] Read more >

Western tanager in Jackson, Wyoming

Photo of the Day: Western Tanager

4/22/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Photogenic Passerines Check out more great photos in the “Birds” category of the 2012 National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share images, vote for your favorites and enter your own pics for a chance to win! This Photo of the Day was donated […] Read more >

Osprey catching fish

Invite an Osprey into your Family

1/11/2012 // By Carla Brown

  I read to my kids each night, but this week, we read a book that really made a difference to us. Wild Wings by Gill Lewis The book is about two friends in Scotland who find an osprey. Ospreys are […] Read more >

Male rose-breasted grosbeak by Michelle Wisniewski

Bird of the Week: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

9/22/2011 // By Laura Tangley

Glancing out the window at my feeder last weekend, I noticed something unusual: a streaky, buff-breasted, brown bird that was larger—and had a much bigger bill—than the dozen or so house sparrows that surrounded it. What the bird most reminded […] Read more >

Gray Catbird by Robert Strickland

Bird of the Week: Gray Catbird

6/29/2011 // By Laura Tangley

Of all the wonderful birds that visit my Washington, DC, Certified Wildlife Habitat® site each summer, my very favorite species is the gray catbird. Mostly slate gray—with a small black cap, darker gray tail and rusty patch just under the tail—the […] Read more >

Canada warber by Darlene Friedman

Bird of the Week: Canada Warbler

5/13/2011 // By Laura Tangley

Across the United States, tens of thousands of birds that have wintered in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean are on the move this month, making their way toward breeding grounds in North America. To celebrate the amazing long-distance feats performed by these […] Read more >